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Parole Board: Hearing in grape soda child murder case an error

Parole Board: Hearing in grape soda child murder case an error

June 2nd, 2015 2:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

A spokesperson for the Tennessee Board of Parole told the Times-News Tuesday that convicted grape soda child killer Mary Lavonne Vaughn was mistakenly placed on the docket for a June 15 parole hearing.

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Second phase of Sullivan improvements ready to begin

Second phase of Sullivan improvements ready to begin

June 2nd, 2015 1:15 pm by Matthew Lane

Barricades went up along Sullivan Street on Monday, from Clinchfield Street to Revere Street, and two pieces of heavy equipment were on site.

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Sullivan County summer feeding program starts today

Sullivan County summer feeding program starts today

June 2nd, 2015 12:15 pm by Rick Wagner

A news release from the Sullivan County Department of Education states all those younger than 18 - and older if still enrolled in school - are eligible. Lunches will be served Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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Natural gas customers shouldn't bear paving costs

Natural gas customers shouldn't bear paving costs

June 2nd, 2015 9:56 am by Editorial Board

The franchise fee - a tax in all but name - would affect Kingsport residents as well as businesses, but not industrial users who buy natural gas wholesale. So residents and businesses would be subsidizing the big guys in the paving of city streets.

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States pursue varied police reforms amid national debate

States pursue varied police reforms amid national debate

June 2nd, 2015 8:30 am by By Sarah Breitenbach, Stateline.org (TNS)

Spurred by police shootings in Missouri, South Carolina, Ohio and Maryland, lawmakers in many states have debated policing reform measures this legislative session.

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Dry May could hurt area farmers

Dry May could hurt area farmers

June 2nd, 2015 8:05 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Paired with low humidity in the first half of the month, the abnormally dry weather caused some problems for local farmers.

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Work Ethic Diploma' offers Hawkins students a career boost

Work Ethic Diploma' offers Hawkins students a career boost

June 2nd, 2015 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Beginning in 2015-16 Hawkins County Schools will partner with area businesses and some neighboring school systems to offer high school seniors a leg up on a career if they meet certain criteria.

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Bagel Factory: Lady Blue Devils blow by Graham 5-0 in Region 2A West opening round

Bagel Factory: Lady Blue Devils blow by Graham 5-0 in Region 2A West opening round

June 2nd, 2015 12:52 am by George Thwaites

Gate City's girls tennis program has a long history of surviving and advancing in post-season play. So the Lady Blue Devils didn't really need to be reminded that the coming week isn't likely to be as easy as Monday's 5-0 romp past the Lady G-Men.

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Lady Blue Devils lineup shells Lady Blues in 16-1 rout

Lady Blue Devils lineup shells Lady Blues in 16-1 rout

June 2nd, 2015 12:21 am by George Thwaites

Gate City exploded for 21 hits and the Lady Blue Devils routed Richlands 16-1 at Gate City on Monday to advance to Wednesday's second round of the Region 2A West softball tournament at Dan River.

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Video: Rafalowski tapped by Sullivan school board as interim director

Video: Rafalowski tapped by Sullivan school board as interim director

June 1st, 2015 11:06 pm by Rick Wagner

The 38-year county school system employee will replace, at least temporarily, Director Jubal Yennie, who is leaving for a job in Wyoming.

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